Here is some information that was sent in today about the upcoming Northwest Shootout in Portland. The Washington rosters have yet to be finalized.
The annual Northwest Shootout games between the top Oregon and Washington graduating girls and boys from this winter’s basketball season will take place Saturday night, April 2, at the Chiles Center in Portland.
Playing for the Oregon Boys team will be Jack Grodahl and Jorden Akewenuki of Jesuit, Austin Kuemper and Miles Gatewood of Westview, Gavin Hoffman of Lincoln, David Carr of Central Catholic, Seth Gearhardt of Wilsonville, Andy Avgi of Woodburn, Andrew Andrews of Benson, and Dominique Ditlefsen of Sunset.
Playing for the Oregon Girls team will be Jude Schimmel of Franklin, Elizabeth Brenner of Jesuit, Ellen Cook of South Eugene, Allison Green of Southridge, Emily Ben-Jumbo of Tualatin, Kelsey Kaelin of Tigard, Elise Nelson of Thurston, Brittany Niebergall of LaSalle College Prep, Alicia Scafidi of Barlow, and Jen Reese of Clackamas.
The Washington Girls Team has not yet been announced.
This year’s signature sponsor of the Northwest Shootout is Dick’s Sporting Goods. Presenting sponsors are Nike and WH Cress Company. Supporting Sponsors are Shirts and Skins, Specht Properties, and Unitus Community Credit Union.
In addition to being a competitive showcase of talent, the Northwest Shootout is for a
good cause. Proceeds from the event benefit the Multnomah Athletic Foundation’s
grants and scholarship funding for the ongoing support of athletes and youth athletics throughout the Portland area. Every year the foundation is a substantial supporter of youth programs and aspiring athletes who may otherwise not get a chance to participate in sports.
Well known players who participated in the Shootout during their senior prep seasons include: Terrance Williams, Adam Morrison, Dan Dickau, Luke Jackson, Derek Ravio, Michael Doleac, Michael Dunleavy, Aaron Miles, Maarty Leunen, Brian Scalabrine, Blake Stepp, Fred Jones, Josh Tarver, Salim Stoudamire, Aaarika Hughes, Jill Noe, Stacey Clinesmith, Sheila Lambert, Lauren Greif, Sheila Lambert, Chantelle Anderson, Jillian Harman, JJ Hones, Kara Braxton, Shaquala Williams and many others.
The girls game will begin at 4 p.m. and the boys game at 6 p.m. in University of Portland’s Chiles Center. Tickets for both games ($10 for general admission
and $5 for students) can be purchased at all TicketMaster outlets or at the door.
Saturday, April 2, 2011, 4p.m. girls game – 6 p.m. boys game University of Portland, Chiles Center
Jim Fryback, Oregon Boy’s
Fred Litzenberger, Oregon Boy’s Assist
Bill Priester, Oregon Girl’s
Ken Bell, Oregon Girl’s Assist
Nalin Sood, Washington Boy’s
Elizabeth Brenner, Jesuit
Ellen Cook, South Eugene
Allison Greene, Southridge
Emily Ben-Jumbo, Tualatin
Kelsey Kaelin, Tigard
Elise Nelson, Thurston
Brittany Niebergall, LaSalle
Jen Reese, Clackamas
Alicai Scafidi, Barlow
Jude Schimmel, Franklin
Jorden Akewenuki, Jesuit
Andrew Andrews, Benson
Andy Avgi, Woodburn
David Carr, Central Catholic
Dominique Ditlefsen, Sunset
Miles Gatewood, Westview
Seth Gearhardt, Wilsonville
Jack Grodahl, Jesuit
Gavin Hoffman, Lincoln
Austin Kuemper, Westview